Gunnison Valley Events Calendar

Did you know there are many events in Crested Butte and Gunnison? See live music, take an art class, volunteer, play trivia, watch (or participate in) a ski or bike race, and more! Check this calendar to see what’s going on.

Jam Class with Justin Leflar

Center for the Arts Crested Butte 606 6th Street, Crested Butte, CO

Join a community of jammers with our wildly successful Jam Class hosted by Justin Leflar. Connect with other enthusiastic jammers for an invigorating musical experience. Develop and practice the skills […]


Sally Miner Lecture Series

Crested Butte Library 507 Maroon Ave, Crested Butte, CO, United States

What do the Beatles have to do with Dadaism? How should you approach listening to atonal music? And, how has the twentieth century influenced composers today? All this and more […]



Gunnison Arts Center 102 South Main St, Gunnison, CO, United States

Jazzercise Mondays, 6:30 - 7:30 pm, August 29 - September 26.(5 sessions) Break out the leotards and dust off your leg warmers. Do you miss the 80’s trend? Join us […]

$46.75 – $55

Women’s Networking Night

Private home

Join us for our August Women's Networking Night Please join us Wednesday, August 31st from 5:30-7:30 for a fun night building and grilling pizzas on the deck overlooking CB South. […]


Jeeping Extravaganza


A Jeep tour and a world-class concert in the most beautiful concert space ever invented – the outdoors! Join a Jeep tour to a ridiculously beautiful view and revel in […]


Watercolor + Wine

Center for the Arts Crested Butte 606 6th Street, Crested Butte, CO

A local watercolor artist will guide you (and your wine) through a watercolor painting from start to finish, giving instruction on setting up to paint, wash and watercolor painting techniques, […]


Monthly Trivia Night

Center for the Arts Crested Butte 606 6th Street, Crested Butte, CO

Trivia night at the Center with Quiz Quiz Bang Bang! 6:30 pm doors, 7 pm start! Join us the first Thursday of each month for a lively evening of trivia, […]


ArtWalk Fest

Gunnison Arts Center 102 South Main St, Gunnison, CO, United States

Come join us for ArtWalk Fest! Celebrate the launch of Gunnison Creative District with live music, fire throwing, food & drinks, art in action displays in more! We also have […]


Yonder Mountain String Band at the I Bar Ranch

I Bar Ranch 850 Co Rd 49, Gunnison, CO, United States

Yonder is a quintessential ensemble performing music that doesn’t stand still, it’s always progressing and breaking unprecedented ground. At the I Bar Ranch you can dance up close or sit […]


Miller Ranch State Wildlife Area (Wet Meadow Restoration)

High Country Conservation Advocates 716 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte, CO

This Labor Day weekend we are excited to once again join Wildlands Restoration Volunteers, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Upper Gunnison River Water Conservancy District, and the US Forest Service to […]


Paragon People’s Fair

Elk Avenue Crested Butte

The Paragon People's Fair is a non-juried arts and crafts festival that helps regional Colorado artist showcase their artwork. It is a two-day event held down the middle of Elk […]


Paragon Gallery People’s Fair

Elk Avenue Crested Butte

A much loved weekend 2-day arts and crafts festival for local and Colorado artists. Unjuried, first come first served, lots of variety, fun, live music by local musicians, the Dog […]


Annual events in Crested Butte and Gunnison

Gunnison Valley is also host to several beloved annual events. A classic winter event is The Alley Loop, a Nordic ski race that doubles as a costume contest. In fall, Mt. Crested Butte hosts the famous Chili and Beer Festival. Every summer in Gunnison, a crowd gathers to watch America’s fourth-oldest rodeo, Cattlemen’s Days. There are also festivals in Crested Butte that celebrate local art, music, wildflowers, and more. Attending an annual event is a good way to connect with the culture of the Gunnison Valley. You might even create a new tradition for you and your family and friends!

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Nordic skiers race in two lines dressed in costumes on a snowy downtown street

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